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Mobile Apps (for Engineers)

Must have Engineering Apps

AutoCAD 360

Platforms: iOS & Android

This app allows you to view and edit DWG files on your mobile device or tablet. This great drafting program can work well for various professions: project management, electrical engineering, architecture, and so on.

Snip by MathPix


Platforms: iOS and Android

Mathpix's Snip  is the first app that allows you to take a snapshot of a math problem where the app will then solve it visually.

It reads handwriting or printed text to input complex problems where it will then output the answer directly into the blank space on the page. You can download it for free from the App Store or Google Play.

Mechanical Engineering One

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Platforms: Android

Mechanical Engineering One is a handy little app for engineers. Designed by engineers, for engineers, this app aims to provide mechanical engineers with a means to solve day to day problems. 

The interface is intuitive and straightforward, and it includes many handy reference tables, calculators, and converters. 

It also has a huge unit converter library too and can handle both metric and Imperial (US) units. 


finger CAD

Platforms: iOS

FingerCAD may seem gimmicky at first, but this application can be a useful tool for quickly designing floor plans and getting an idea of how space will be laid out. It allows you to design in 3D so you end up with quick and easy visuals while you are still on site.

It is a great little engineering app for engineers on the construction site, for architects, surveyors, designers, students, etc.

The finished file can also be converted into several other formats allowing a user to open it in different programs. The developer put lots of effort into it, including new features over time.

Wolfram Alpha

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Platform: Android and iOS

Dubbed the "Wikipedia of engineering", this app offers an enormous knowledge bank of many aspects of engineering disciplines.

Just like Wikipedia, the app will query its database and return all relevant entries for your query. It is a pay to use the app, but at $5 it is definitely worth the investment over the long term. 

This app also covers other subjects too, but you are probably only really interested in its engineering info. 

Graphing Calculator X84

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Platforms: iOS and Android

This handy app will perform all of the functions you need. Whether you are working on homework or a practicing engineer in the field, this handy graphing calculator will prove to be a valuable tool.

Once you access the app, all you have to do is pick an equation, set values and they will be shown in a graph.

Droid Tesla Pro

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